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[Shell Company of California gas station with automobile [black-and-white photoprint]

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Donor:
American Petroleum Institute
Subject:
Shell Company of California
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, probably 8 x 10"
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1910
DATE
1900-1910
1900-1950
Notes:
In Box --, Folder --.
Summary:
"This shed-type station with its prefabricated panels, pump island, and canopy prefigured many later gas station designs." Caption from reproduction in Chad Randall's article, below. The top of the station bears the Shell sign.
Publications:
Reproduced in Chad Randl, "The Preservation and Reuse of Historic Gas Stations," National Park Service: Preservation Briefs 46, November 2006, p. 2
Cite as:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection , Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Automobiles
Gasoline
Service stations
Local number:
00071108.tif (AC Scan)
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American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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